Why the Exchange Matters: From Lunchrooms to Battlefields
Exchange associates are involved in nearly every aspect of the lives of Warfighters.
Here are three more reasons the Exchange’s relevancy matters now more than ever:
- Head of the Class. Each year, the Exchange serves more than 2.5 million wholesome,
nutritious school lunches to Warfighters’ children overseas through its School Meal Program.
- Family Serving Family. The deep passion of Exchange associates for serving sets the organization apart from all other retailers. More than 85 percent of Exchange associates have a connection to the military.
- Serving Side By Side. Since 9/11, more than 4,700 Exchange associates have deployed alongside our Nation’s military to bring Warfighters a taste of home.
Exchange History Fun Fact
The year the Exchange began serving lunches to children overseas when the first Department of Defense school cafeteria opened in the United Kingdom.